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Beaujolais | Appellation Beaujolais-Villages contrôlée
Grape varieties: Gamay
Beautiful ruby red color of good intensity. Elegant, with fresh fig and ripe red berry aromas (black cherry, wild strawberry), as well as delicate spicy notes. Nice structure on the palate with a long licorice finish.
Cold meats, grilled poultry and cheese.
Best served between 14°C and 16°C / 57+F and 60°F.
Serving temperature: 14-16°C (57-61°F)
Winemaking: Hand harvesting on very demanding terroirs offering highest potential regarding the preservation of fresh fruit aromas, Beaujolais features. Our winemakers aim the perfect balance between jammy fruit and tannic structure. Semi-carbonic maceration – alcoholic fermentation with daily rack and return – malolactic fermentation – blending and fining.
Soil: Granite, sand and silica.
Climate: Continental climate with cold and dry winters and hot and sunny summers.
Aging: Ageing in vats.
Barton & Guestier / Château Magnol
87 rue du Dehez - BP 30 - 33290 Blanquefort Cedex - FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0)5 56 95 48 00 - Fax: +33 (0)5 56 95 48 01